A commentary upon Election 2014 by a Mango Man

I am a happy soul these days……..feeling eternal bliss after eating delicious Alphonso mangoes. I will share a secret with you…even after spending 33 years in Aryavarta, I had not tasted the great Alphonso …the primary reason was that our farmers with generous help from politicians used to dispatch 25,000 tonnes of top-quality mangoes to European Union countries as well as Gulf countries. So, the prices of remaining 2nd-quality Alphonsos were always in the range of Rs. 180-300 per Kg. in markets of metropolitan cities of India. This is even true of… Read More

Godavari to Kosi Part – VI

Dear readers, It is a fine Sunday morning in Vizag.Weather is sunny and there is soothingly pleasant  warmness in the sunlight. Such weather may be termed as  luxury in northern plains of India during this month of the year but we southerners i.e. people earning their bread and dal or sambhar in Deccan plateau are a blessed lot. Cold and dry winds from Himalayas lose their intensity after travelling a distance of 2500 Kms. But we have or own demons to contend with in this coastal region. We live in the shadow… Read More

Testing….mic Testing

  Dear readers,                                                                                    , It has certainly been a hectic week. I have changed platforms to display my blog in a more organized way. This first entry is just meant to inform my friends…..friends of friends…and their friends about the brand new blog platform chosen by me. Though, I was using blogger since last 04 years but I was not happy about the fidelity factor and their loyalty towards my data. I was disgusted  by the revelations of large scale snooping by powerful western governments. How they scan all the data circulated… Read More